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SE17 POSTCODE REGION

London (SE17)

The SE17 postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1057 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the SE17 postcode area, including London which come under the local authority of the Southwark Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in SE17 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of SE17 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 74%WORKING
  • 26%UNEMPLOYED

26% of people in SE17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 18%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 32%WHITE
  • 68%NON-WHITE

32% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SE17Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

SE17 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSE17
Postal TownLondon
MSOA NameSouthwark 016
LSOA NameSouthwark 016A
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouthwark
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SE17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SE17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bermondsey
Newington
The Borough
Walworth
Browse Postcodes in SE17

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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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